This Week's e-QB
October 7, 2016

Jon Zellner, EVP of Programming Operations, iHeartMedia

There are only a handful of programming execs that have the ability to conceptually merge the art and science of radio, astutely articulate the value of this equation, and execute. Jon Zellner is among that elite group. When you couple his years of experience as a hands-on practitioner with the amount of time he’s spent in a programming executive capacity, and factor in the iHeartMedia culture of innovative thinking and forward digital progress, you begin to get a sense of how valuable of a resource he is in strategic decision making and oversight for the company. [more]

The Second Wave of Podcasting Was Made for Radio Talent

Jacobs Media's Seth Resler examines the current state of the podcasting industry in our newest Programming to Win column. If you are a radio talent in search of a new outlet, Resler gives you a number of tips on where to begin your podcasting career and how to create compelling content.
Millennial Media Ideas

In a bonus Programming to Win this week, Robby Bridges makes a list of ways to target Millennial listeners. Programmers aiming to reach this demographic should think more about digital connections, social media sharing and immediacy.

If you could swap jobs with anyone in the radio/music industries for a short term, whose gig would you like to do for a month? [more]

Adele, Hailee Steinfeld, Andy Grammer, JoJo [more]

Erik Bradley, Maxwell, Steve Kingston, Chio The Hitman, Scott Shannon, Kidd Kraddick [more]

Breaking News
John Garabedian Leaving Open House Party
The 4th Annual CBS RADIO “We Can Survive” Concert
Brooke & Jubal Joins WSHE/Chicago For Mornings
KWEE/Portland Adds Tino Cochino To Nights
October 24, 2016
CBS Radio Names Brian McHale SVP/Information Technology
Nielsen Announces Launch of National Television Out-Of-Home Measurement Service
The Atlantic Records New York Team Celebrates Charli XCX
October 20, 2016
CBS Radio Signs Michael Martin To Multi-Year Contract Renewal
SportsRadio 94WIP/Philly Adds Joe Decamra & Jon Ritchie To Middays
October 19, 2016
Frankie C Extends Agreement With KZHT/Salt Lake City
Voncile Anderson Named Beasley Director/NTR Sales In Tampa Bay
In Brief - October 19, 2016
October 18, 2016
Rob Stringer Promoted To CEO Of Sony Music Entertainment
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces The Debut Of The New Alt 104.9
Entercom Agrees To Acquire Four Radio Stations In Charlotte From Beasley Broadcast Group
Ebro Returns To Portland
Townsquare Media Names John Roberts OM For Tyler-Longview, Texas
Jacobs Media & PRPD’s 8th Annual Public Radio Tech Survey Released
In Brief - October 18, 2016
October 17, 2016
WFLZ/Tampa Names Kruz Program Director
Republic Records Promotes Wendy Goldstein To Executive Vice President
Alpha Media Mankato Names Bob Rose Market Manager
Corey B. Joins WBBM-FM (B96)/Chicago As New Night Host
October 14, 2016
Race Taylor Re-Ups With WPLJ/New York
Music News
Prince’s Paisley Park Approved to Open Permanently for Public Tours
Quick Hits: Jason Derulo, Alessia Cara, Hailee Steinfeld, Lady Gaga, Tove Lo
Kings of Leon Earn First #1 Album
Quick Hits: The Chainsmokers, Drake, Prince, Sting, Charlie Puth, The Decemberists, Dead or Alive
Quick Hits: Radiohead, Frank Ocean, A$AP Ferg
"Crash" Into Against Me!
Maroon 5 Closes The Top 40 and Hot AC Radio Panels Upon Impact
Jordan Fisher Will Make His Broadway Debut In Hamilton On November 22
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Gwen Stefani
Pearl Jam, 2Pac & Depeche Mode Lead 2017 Rock Hall Nominees
Green Day Tops Billboard 200 For Their Third Time
Quick Hits: Liam Payne, Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Mother Love Bone
Quick Hits: Kings Of Leon, Elton John, Roger Waters
Maroon 5 Debuts New Single Featuring Kendrick Lamar
Louise Goffin To Perform Surprise Concert

Jon Zellner
EVP/Programming Operations

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